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    September 27, 2010
    5:00 - 6:00am PDT  

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>> and good morning to you, welcome to monday, september 27th. i am dave clark. >> good morning. i am pam cook. let's go over to steve paulson and check on the weather. >> fog on the coast very shallow, but away from the coast it is clear and that stockton hot you know that fresno hot. 100 concord, fairfield. antioch, livermore, danville -- [ inaudible ] >> -- scale a to go a then 90s in between. the coast though, 70s and 80s. here is sal. >> all right. right now traffic is moving well on interstate 880 near the oakland coliseum with no major problems. the traffic looking good there up to downtown oakland. also if you are driving into san francisco that is a nice looking drive on northbound 101 to that downtown area. 5:00 back to the desk. >> topping our news this morning lawyers for a death row inmate will ask a marin county
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superior -- [ inaudible ] >> -- execution, which is set to take place this week. it would be the state's first execution in five years. kraig debro is at san quintin this morning with an update. >> reporter: good morning, pam. ever since the supreme court reinstated the death penalty especially 1976 there have been multiple challenges to its constitutionality. well this morning there is going to be yet one more, the state is preparing to execute albert greenwood brown on wednesday morning at 12:00. he was sentenced to death in 1982 for the rape and murder of a 15-year-old riverside girl. this morning his attorneys will ask a judge for a stay of the execution. they say changes to the lethal injection protocol are minor and the judge that allowed it to go forward didn't didn't respond to public comment. >> even if they don't stop it the u.s. supreme court may intervene and say go forward. >> reporter: if all goes ahead
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this will be the state's first in nearly five years, a judge halted them after he said the procedures for preparing and administering the drugs were not clear, recordkeeping was bad and the death chamber was too dimly lit for staff to monitor their procedures. the judge said he is allowing it to proceed because a supreme court ruling upheld lethal injections in kentucky and because ohio and washington state also have had 1 drug lethal injections for a year with no reported problems. that even as he presides over a lawsuit challenging the very same procedures. brown had a choice by noon yesterday to choose either a one drug injection or a three drug cocktail. he did neither. coming up we are going to tell you how the prison officials here at san quintin right now appear to be the only ones that could stay the, excuse themselves in a manner of speaking. live at san quintin, kraig
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debro, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we will continue to follow this story throughout the morning. get updates by going to our channel 2 website, ktvu.com, click on the death row tab near the top of the page. >> 5:02. today is another spare the air day. for the third straight day smog levels will reach unhealthy levels. you are being asked to drive less and use public transportation. because it is so hot there is serious fire concerns today so be extra careful out there. cal fire says avoid mowing the lawn in the afternoon when humidity is low and you should have a 100 foot clearance around your home. cal fire says conditions are primed for a wildfire and firefighters are on alert. >> when we have special weather conditions we add extra people because we know that by past his toe we are going to be busy. >> they will stay on stand by as long as this hot weather
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lasts. pg&e wants you to conceive energy to prevent another heat related outage. more than 30,000 customers lost power on saturday because of a system overroad. they recommend setting your air- conditioners around 75 degrees when you are at home. >> we have new information this morning about efforts to force drivers to hang up their cell phones altogether. paul chambers joins us from the bay bridge toll plaza with the details. >> reporter: good morning. pam i actually moved around. we are here on 880. we got to tell you guys that. but i tell you what people do this every day, drive while talking or texting on their phone. some states already have that law and in many states it is illegal to text while driving. however no states have banned
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using cell phone and cars altogether but the national safety council wants to change that. over the weekend safety organizations met in kansas to discuss this matter, however some consider the governor's highway safety association the leaders on the issue, and that group said at this time they will not join forces with the national safety ciewps for a total ban l ban on cell phone usage but this isn't a done deal. they safety council is still supporting this issue and they are willing to look at this in the future so as of right now it is still pretty safe to use your cell phone in the car but make sure you have it hands free and, of course definitely not text in our state. live in oakland, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> 5:05. hey, sal, anything happening out there? >> yeah, not too much.
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there were some construction delays and fortunately they have been cleared up. let's take a look at the east shore freeway. traffic continues to move alongth pretty well out to the macarthur maze. no major problems. also at the bay bridge toll plaza traffic is moving well into san francisco. and this morning's drive in san jose along northbound 280 is very nice up to highway 17. 5:05. let's say good morning once again to steve. >> hello sal. >> hello, steve. >> how are you my friend. >> i am well. >> >> happy monday, sir. >> thank you. >> 70s, 80s, 90s for those of you who have to get going right now. if you are bye the coast hot hot hot, i am having computer issues today already, already, it must be the heat. yeah, it doesn't like the heat, 90s 100s inland, spare the air day today probably tomorrow as well. fire dang goes up a little
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today. we had cooling by the coast yesterday but not today. so sunny nice to warm to hot. by the coast shallow fog, more just parallel to the coast but it is there. it won't take long, a couple of steps inland you will feel the warmer weather, feeling not filling. 90s inland and 90s and 100, san jose at 62, 37 in tahoe so still cool in the morning. redding sleep inning, too hot up there so they said forget it. i am just making that up. sacramento 95, nice by the coast. patchy fog over there, so temperatures if you commute in et n't be that bad along parts of the coast or whatever if you work over there, 70s, 80s there, nice my the coast but hot away. 70s 80s to 90s by the beaches and 90s and 100s bay side and inland, again if you are away from the coast it's will be that stockton hot. it will hot inland then cool down tuesday and pack to normal thursday and friday with fog
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and temperatures come down. >> this morning congresswoman jackie spear will go back to the san bruno pipeline disaster zone. she will reveal her pipeline safety plan. under her plan pipelines running through earthquake zones and densely populated areas would have to have automatic or remotely operated shut off valves and the legislation would force pipeline operators to contact all property owners that live within 2000 feet of the gas pipeline. >> another local city wonders if toys and food are a good mix. the decision being considered today that could keep something cra way from kids in the name of health. >> also comedian steven colbert got a lot of laughs when he testified on capitol hill. we will tell you why one congressional leader was not amused. >> and the obama administration wants now power to intercept internet communications. i will sow why why coming up. >> good morning. traffic is moving along okay on the sunol grade but we will
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tell you more about problems on the commute.
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welcome back. the obama administration wants to make it easier for the dpoftd to eavesdrop on internet and e-mail communications. alison burns joins us from our washington, d.c. newsroom with the latest on the government's efforts to keep up with technology. good morning, alison. >> reporter: good morning to you, pam. that's right. the bottom line here is that
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communications technology is getting so sophisticated government spies are struggling to keep up. as more people communicate on line instead of by phone the feds say their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is going dark. so the new york times reports today that the obama administration is going to ask congress to okay legislation that will make it easier for the government to eavesdrop on internet and e-mail communications like social networking sites and blackberries. it wants all on line services technically equipped to comply with a wiretap order. now internet privacy groups say the legislation would have huge implication but the feds are pointing to a he cent high profile terror attempt they say could have been stopped much sooner. i will have more on that during my next update in an hour. live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 dmus. >> we are now learning about a
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book burning at the pentagon. the defense department says it bought and destroyed all 10,000 copies of operation dark heart because it revealed military secrets. the book was written by an army reserve officer about his special opens mission in av a. the publisher has since changed some sensitive information and is sprinting a second edition of the book. >> efforts continue this morning to win the release of two remaining uc berkeley grads jailed in iran. an iranian newspaper says a delegation from yeoman is expected to visit to fight for their release. they were key players in getting sarah shourd released earlier this month. we are following conflicting reports about an incident on the border between iran and iraq over the weekend. iranian tv says the iranian forces crossed into iraq yesterday and killed 30 kurdish
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fighters. iran accuses kurdish rebels of a bombing attack last week on a military parade in iran that killed 12 women and children but a spokesmen for the kurdish rebels said there have been no recent battles with iranians. >> today israelis are once again building settlements in the west bank. a 10 month moratorium expired yesterday. some israeli settlers immediately started building again. palestinians have threatened to walk out of peace talks with israel if the building resumes. a top house democrat is criticizing comedian steven colbert's appearance before a congressional committee about undocumented farm workers, majority leader stan hoyer says colbert's testimony, loaded with jokes and saturday catch was inappropriate. >> what he had to say i think was not the way it should have been said -- [overlapping speakers] [ inaudible ] >> -- issues, he should have given those issues and -- you asked my personal opinion.
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>> colbert recently spent a day working alongside farm workers as part of a campaign by the united farm workers union and was invited by bay congresswoman zo love gren to testify about his experience. >> 5:14. well as the two candidates go governor get ready for their first debate tomorrow there is a new poll that shows jerry brown with a narrow lead over meg whitman. the poll found that 49% of likely voters said they would support jerry brown compared to 44% for meg whitman. again the first debate between the candidates takes place tomorrow evening. you can see it exclusively live right here on ktvu channel 2 beginning at 6:00 p.m. >> today supervisors will consider banning toy give-aways and fast food restaurants.
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supporters say the toys encourage children to eaten healthy foods but restaurant owners contend parents not politicians should decide what children eat. a fast food toy bap is already in effect in santa clara county. >> sal is going to help you get to where you need to go especially if you use a san mateo bridge. right? >> that's right. we will start off with the bridge, lookses good out to the foster city area for problems to 101. also this morning's commute is okay driving on oakland freeways north and southbound. traffic is moving well. we have been looking for any problems with the morning commute. we have not found any, so that is good. we have westbound 80 at ashby avenue. there is police activity moving to the shoulder, we are looking at my camera here i don't see it -- i don't see it on the camera so we let you know, this morning's commute on westbound bay bridge the traffic is
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moving well. here is steve. >> over by the coast you have to deal with thick fog right along the coast. so hot for some today. 90s and 100s after everything is said and dope. by the coast 70s and 80s, maybe on highway 1 you might encounter reduced visibility. the fire danger goes up today even though it is a big old guy high pressure coming in. not really a northeast wind. we do get a northeasterly breeze. watch the big system to the left of your screen deepens and fires up the ridge right over us so it is going to be one of those hot ones away and the fog is very very shallow, but it is there. inland though it is in the 100s so nice for some, warm to hot. could have a 40 degree spread on these temperatures, 58 san francisco, 63 oakland-berkeley, 62 san jose, upper 50s many, santa rosa napa 51.
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50s for most including eureka, ukia, sacramento, monterrey at 52. there is warm air aloft. already in the 80s for some. you can see why. a big high building all the way up to the pacific northwest, so nice by the coast but hot away patchy fog, thick in spots, temperatures 70s to 100s, antioch, brentwood, livermore, morganton, pleasant, i think you know the drill if it is upper 90s to low 100s everyone is hot unless you are right by the coast. today will still be hot, inland tomorrow and the fog starts to creep back as we head toward midweek and the end of the week. ♪ [ music ] >> the european markets are starting the week with gains this morning following a positive trading session in asia overnight. but analysts say stocks could if investors are disappointed in the newest u.s. consumer confidence figures released
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tomorrow. japan's nikkei closed up nearly 1.5% despite reports of slowing exports. this morning a higher opening. the futures indicate a good start on merger monday news. they are buying alberto. southwest airlines buying air tran and word that wal-mart is looking to buy a south african merchandise in districting company that follows good gains open friday with the dow jones closing up almost 200 points and starts today at 10,860. hyundai is recalling nearly 140,000 sonata sedans sold in the u.s. the 2011 model years have a defect that could cause drivers to lose control of the steering. hyundai dealers will inspect the effected parts and replace them for free. owners of them will receive a postcard next month. >> a union representing san francisco hotel workers say it
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won't say in advance if there will be a strike after the san francisco business times says there could be a strike this week at the hilton union square. the union has held short term picketing at several major san francisco hotels this year. workers at 60 major san francisco hotels have been working without a contract since august of last year, no new talks are scheduled and hotel management is not commenting. we may hear details today of the state budget deal worked out by governor schwarzenegger and legislative leaders. the big five stayed quiet over the weekend about the negotiations but last thursday they said they had reached a tentative agreement. the group has been meeting in the governor's southern california office. they said they would be back in sacramento today to unveil the details. >> all right. 5:21. go back over to sal. we understand there is breaking traffic news, sal. >> that's right, it is police activity. this is in berkeley, east 80, at ashlee avenue. this is after a chase, a short
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chase that happened and they ended up catching the bad guy right here, east 80 at ashby avenue. they have a flatbed tow truck there on the scene and the traffic is very light so it is not really causing a huge traffic jam. of course if it stays there for any length of time it will but it is early enough in the morning so that this is just really a curiosity for driver and it looks like a lot of police officers are already walking back to their cruisers, east 80 at ashby avenue, in those two fast lanes, west 80s nottested. we will give you more about this coming up. back to the desk. >> all right, thank you, sal. up next wrongful death allegations. what a new report revealed about an inmate's death at san francisco's hall of justice. >> plus how a volume firefighter was hurt during this fast moving brush fire in bodega.
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the file on david harmer isn't pretty. a corporate lawyer for a credit card company fined millions, even deceiving seniors. an executive for predatory lenders, as harmer's bank got billions from the wall street bailout. david harmer -- helping corporations rip people off. a record we can't afford. we need jerry mcnerney, small businessman, voting against congressional pay increases and refusing to take them, standing up for what's right. i'm jerry mcnerney, and i approved this message.
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good morning. there is fog on the coast but otherwise clear and it is 70s and 80s by the beaches, 90s and low 100s inland. >> steve, thank you. 5:24. an investigation continues now into a wildfire in bodega that seriously injured a volunteer firefighter. the fire was fully contained yesterday morning. it started saturday afternoon and burned along highway 1 near
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bodega highway. fire officials say he is doing a lot better but still in a san francisco hospital. he was hurt when he came in contact with a downed power line. that fire destroyed one outbuilding and two cars. this morning oakland police are searching for the gunman who shot and wounded two people. this happened last night right near the intersection of 102nd avenue and pippen. investigators say the man fired several shots at the two victims then ran away. both victims are expected to survive. still not clear what led to that gunfire. >> a lawsuit will be filed today on behalf of the family of an inmate who died in custody at san francisco's hall of justice. 31-year-old joe cy a downs died last september. according to the medical examiner's report sheriff's deputies cuffed shackled and subdued him after a struggle. after the restraints were removed he stopped breath inch.
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the medical examiner said he died from positional asfix i a. >> they didn't rule this a homicide. they ruled it was a volitionam acts of the deputies that caused i say a's death. >> the sheriff's department apologized for the death in a statement but says that it believes all the proper procedures were properly followed. san francisco police and the district attorney are investigating. >> time now 5:25. a deadly confrontation at a san francisco residential hotel. we will tell you why police say they were forced to shoot a man after responding to a noise complaint. >> reporter: good morning. i am jade hernandez we are in san francisco where the city is looking at banning toys in kid's meals, the story straight ahead. >> they are just one of w thee few to get donations to help kids get through college.
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>> they are blocking the two left lanes in berkeley, we will tell you how much likely -- how much longer it is going to be there. ñsxóxgñ
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good morning. welcome back. this is the ktvu channel 2 morning news, monday, september 27th. i am dave clark. >> good morning. i am pam cook. time now is just about 5:30. pretty hot over the weekend. what is it going to be like today seen. >> well except right by the water's edge it is going to be warm to hot.
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really hot for some, let's get to the highs, there they are. once you hit 100 what difference does it make? it is hot. i told you it is hot. napa 98, santa rosa 98. now the coast, 70s, 80s to maybe near 90. here is sal. >> all right. steve, right now traffic is affected by police activity. the fire department has now arrived. it was a crash that ended up in an injury crash, east 80 near ashby avenue. the two left lanes are blocked. this person was trying to escape from police apparently and got into an accident. it is going to be there for a little bit but it is not effecting traffic in the westbound direction, which is the commute direction and eastbound still three lanes to go so there is a slow down past the scene but nothing major. this is a look at the westbound bay bridge, that traffic moves well. at 5:30. back to dave and pam. >> there will be a new attempt to block california's first scheduled execution in almost five years, albert greenwood
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brown was convicted of raping and murdering a 15 year old girl almost 30 years ago. he is scheduled to be executed at san quintin's newly renovated death chamber at 12:01 a.m. wednesday. this morning brown's attorneys plan to begin their 11th hour appeal of that execution. >> even if the 9th circuit tries to stop it the u.s. supreme court may intervene and say the execution can go forward. >> now several complicated legal questions surround brown's scheduled execution, most involve the nationwide shortage of that drug used in lee that will injection cocktails. kraig debro will have more in our next half-hour. we will continue to follow this story throughout the morning, get updates by going to our channel 2 website, ktvu.com, click on the death row tab near the top of the page. >> the investigation continues into a deadly officer-involved shooting in san francisco. it happened yesterday morning
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at the granada residence hotel. when the officer contacted the hotel resident pools say he displayed a weapon forcing the officer to shoot. people living there had this reaction. >> i feel concerned living here, it is a very unsafe place. yeah, i don't like the place at all. i am getting out of here as soon as i can. >> for officers were hurt and police have not released his name but neighbors tell us his name was michael lee and he was 40. >> three people robbed a ha salon. investigators say were wearing dark hooded sweatshirts and white masks when they robed the workers and customers at gunpoint. luckily no one was hurt. investigators in contra costa county are searching for a door to door carpet cleaner. now they are calling him a person of interest in the
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sexual assault of a woman living in the apartment complex near walnut creek, a white man 6 feet tall between 20 and 30 with a full bird. b e a r d . >> people hope tape will provide clues in a terrifying robbery at a jewelry store. investigators say 3 hooded men burst into the store and immediately used pepper spray on the employees and customers. witnesses say they then used a sledgehammer to break open the jewelry cases. >> well it all happened so quickly, personally i was in the office, an employee came through the door with the phone, she grabbed the phone she said a little bit about pepper spray and she was calling 911. >> no one was seriously hurt. the three robbers got into a white sedan with a get away
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driver at the wheel. >> 5:33. the public will have a chance to weigh in own san francisco's proposed crack down on kid's meals today. jade hernandez joining us now with a look at why the city's plan is so controversial. good morning, jade. >> reporter: good morning. when you think of toys and kids meals one might immediately think of happy meals but this ban is not specifically targeting this fast food chain. we are live in san francisco this morning. san francisco's crack down would encompass toys in happy meals. other fast food chains and even local restaurants. the industry has been lobby is hard against banning them outright but the city wants to make it illegal for kids meals to come with prizes if the food exceeds city set limits on calories, fat, salt and sugar, it requires meals which come with a toy to contain sphriewt and veggies, but all us negotiable at this point. many fear government regulation
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has gone too far. a voice of opposition even coming from within city hall. mayor gavin newsom. according to a spokesman he says dick taiting what plastic toys can be put in a cardboard box is not the right way to achieve that. santa clara has adopted a similar law but only covers unincorporated parts of the county and effects only four businesses. the first public hearing on this issue in san francisco is scheduled for this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. at city hall. reporting live in san francisco this morning, jade hernandez ktvu channel 2 news. >> 5:35. let's go back over to sal and check in on traffic, sal. >> that's right. we are still watching that police activity east 80 at ashby avenue with the two left lanes closed. it looks like we still have fire crews on the scene and a tow truck for this vehicle that was involved in a high speed chase. it looks like may have run into that guardrail there but the two left lanes are closed east 80 at ashby. west 80 is not effected. the traffic continues to move
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along well. also this morning's commute at the toll plaza is getting busier, not stop and go just yet but some busy traffic here already. and this morning's drive in san francisco along northbound 101 looks good approaching the 80 split. at 5:35 here is steve. >> thank you, sal. well the tough challenge today is really along the coast and in san francisco you could go from 68 to 84 in san francisco alone. there is a hint of a west wind on the immediate coast. i looked at 20 oiivevation san francisco there is not much wind, temperatures 50s and already 60s for some, by the coast 70s and ini 80s, inland it won't matter. thick fog hugs the coast but there is a big boy high building in. you can see like the ammy fix, like the teeter-totter effect right there. make just too darn hot for some of you or just right. 70s again temperatures just even a mile or so away could be a huge difference but around the bay 90s and then inland 90s and low 100s, 80 at mt. tam
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right now, five degrees warmer than sunday morning, e mean that is warm air aloft. which a lot of that fog has been smashed down to 200 feet. the marin district 55, i have seen upper 50s low 60s in the city. stanford 55, pleasanton 56, vallejo at 60. 30s mountain, 50s, 60s, 70s l.a. or san diego sitting at 70 degrees. that low deepens in the gulf of alaska and fires up the high pressure system over us, sunday we had that. today the 100s inland but still 70s, 80s by the cost. so nice by the coast. hot away. patchy fog over there that should get wiped out later today. 70s, 80s, for some 90s around the bay and inland 90s and low 100s, we start a trend and take it down thursday into friday.
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>> time now 5:37t it looks like charter schools are handling california's budget crisis a little better than traditional public schools. a new report says almost 90 new charter schools will open their doors this year. many charter schools have reduced their expenses by hiring newer teachers who earn less money and most charter schools aren't bound by teacher union contracts and have more flexibility with their budgets. this morning san francisco mayor gavin some and school officials will announce they have received a $3 million grant to help students finish college. the bill and melinda gates foundation will give a million dollars a year for three years to help finance program to help students get ready for college and get their degrees. san francisco was chosen because of high levels of cooperation and communication between city and school officials from kindergarten through college. >> well, some armed men in black created some tension moments at a major bay area
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airport. >> also a critical piece of equipment has arrived in chile. how this will hopefully play a role in rescuing those miners still trapped underground. >> good morning. 280 traffic off to a nice start right through the middle of downtown san jose. we will tell you more about the morning commute straight ahead.
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patchy fog on the coast, temperatures 70s, 80s maybe 90s if you get rid of the fog soon enough. inland won't bheart and bay side 90s and low 100s. >> here is a quick look at some of top stories we are following for you right now at 5:41. fire daiptioner levels are high all over the bay area today because it is so hot. cal fire has added more
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firefighters on stand by because conditions are prime for a wildfire. also this morning congresswoman jackie spear will go back to the san bruno pipeline disaster zone. she will reveal her pipeline safety plan. now under her plan pipelines running through earthquake zones and densely populated areas would have to have automatic or remotely operated shut off valves. the obama administration is looking to make it easier for the government to eavesdrop on internet and e-mail communications. according to the new york times the white house is proposing a bill to require all on-line services to be technically equipped to comply with a wiretap order. >> a panel appointed by president obama to investigate the gulf oil spill opens a two day meeting today. the presidential oil spill commission will look at the controversial use of chemical dispersants, a moratorium on deep water drilling and how government officials responded
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to the disaster. a new study shows that nearly half of the guns that crossed state lines and were used in crimes last year were sold in just 10 states including california. a national group of mayors released a report showing that in 200943,000 guns used in crimes were bought in other states, 49% of those were sold in california and nine other states. two armed men dressed in black created some tense moments at the international airport in san jose over the weekend. nervous witnesses say they approached the information desk saturday afternoon to inquire about a flight from dallas. they had assault rifles strapped across their chests with hand guns in their holsters. they were security agents from the lab and came to the airport to pick an co-worker. >> a levy in wisconsin is open the verge of clap ins and a lot of residents have evacuated
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their homes. the river is cresting about four feet over the flood level and is leaking enough water to flood a major roadway into portage. the river it's swole especially because of all the thunderstorms last week but the water is expected to recede on wednesday. a lot of residents evacuated until the water goes fully back down. in chile the first of three rescue capsules have arrived at that mine where 33 miners are trapped underground. the so call phoenix capsule is designed to hold a single miner at a time and just wide to be sent all the way down and pulled back up an escape item and has yitsd own air supply and an escape hatch. the government is hoping to free them by early november. >> the pastor of a mega church in georgia made his first public comments from the pulpit about sexual misconduct allegations against him. bishop eddie long spoke before
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kong gre gants who packed his church yesterday. he did not specifically address the allegation but said he would fight them. >> i want you to know one other thing, i feel like david against goliath, but i got five rocks and i have not thrown one yet. >> four men filed lawsuits last week claiming long used his standing and gifts to coerce them into sexual relations when they were 17 orany. >> 5:45. the criminal proceedings against phillip garrido are on hold. on friday the judge ordered a mental evaluation saying he has concerns about his competence to stand trial. the hearing is scheduled for october the 8th. he and his wife nancy are accused of kidnapping jaycee dugard and holding her captive for 18 years. criminal proceeds against garrido's wife nancy will go forward. >> let's go back over to sal
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for a look at traffic. >> we have been watching all kinds of things for you. we are still watching that police activity in berkeley, easty looks like they are letting the flares roll out now. all the activity is gone. the fire crews and the tow truck have taken the car away. one person was reportedly arrested here so -- but that is now ancient history i guess. eastbound 80, westbound 80 traffic getting back to normal. as soon as those flares burn out cars will just start driving over those lanes and pretty soon we should be back to normal taking a look at westbound 80 that traffic at the toll plaza looks good into san francisco. and this morning's drive in san francisco northbound 101 looks good. now back to steve. >> sal, thank you very much. now, here we go on this monday. now a little bit of fog on the coast but other than that warm to hot. temperatures coming up 90s to low 100s, this is the hottest day of the week, still hot tomorrow inland. the only bugaboo is right there
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on the coast. thick fog but the system deeping in the gulf of alaska is pumping up the ridge off high pressure, 58 san francisco, -- well, it is a tough call in the city. put it that way. because you could go from upper 60s to mid-80 recess, 56 our target forecast for gilroy today, in the morning 82, we will two for a high of 102 down in gilroy today. 80 mt. tam already. sphwief in the marina district so warm air aloft. it won't take long to get rolling here once we get to sunrise, pleasanton 56, vallejo 60, 63 redding, mid-50 tbrs sacramento, ukia, even up to eureka, but already 70s and 80 recess in southern california a, hot down there. i well, get of the way you can see this, that is a big guy high and that in moo california warms up. cooler on the coast but sunny warm to hot away from the coast but that fog is back, very thick, very shallow to around 10170s and 80s and around the
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bay 80s and inland near 100, so that patchy fog could reduce voicibility. so nice there but not away. 70s to low 100s. today though does appear to be the hottest day. still hot inland on tuesday but not as hot. temperatures coming down wednesday and they will continue their slide thursday- friday. >> well, just a few hours ago uni leave announced it is paying 3.7 billion dollars to buy a company. uni lever says the beauty company produces brands and is a good fit for its currently personal care lines. uni lever already makes products under the dove's and pond's brands. there are reports the maker of the blackberry will unveil its tablet device at a conference in san francisco next week. they are not commenting but the report says the device name the black pad will have a 7 inch display and one or two cameras as well as bluetooth and wi-fi capabilities. analysts say research in motion
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has the business credibility that no other smart phone maker has. and movie fans invested heavily in michael douglas and oliver stone's wall street money never sleeps in the movie's premier of the weekend. douglas returns as gordon geek co- >> some tense moments for passengers on a flight from atlanta to suburban new york. >> get down, stay down, stay town, stay down, stay down. >> hear that flight attendant? now that plane made an emergency landing at jfk airport after the landing gear malfunctioned. sparks were flying. you could see them out the window. one of the plane's wings was dragging along the runway. the federal aviation administration and the national transpoortation safety board
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are investigating this. no one was injured. there is a delay in the trial of a accused of 82 becausing his patients. it was scheduled to begin october the 4th but has been re- scheduled for january 10th, 2011. prosecutors say the defense asked for the delay because mr. airs may have dementia or always him es, he faces nine counts of lewd or lascivious conduct with a child under 14. >> they are not afraid of a messy situation, the reason thousands of people headed for bay area beaches and coastlines over the weekend. >> also following the tide of possible california voters getting ready to decide if marijuana should be legalized.
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welcome back. they are still counting how much trash was picked up in the 26th annual california coastal clean up day. the event drew more than 73,000 volume fears to beaches, lakes and rivers across the state, with 70% of the cleanup sites reporting volunteers picked up more than 841 tons of litter. volunteers in richmond alone
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pick up 3700. one volunteer found a dead cow in a bag. the u.s. navy promises a full investigation into this, a strange incident involving two helicopter pilots taking a dip in lake tahoe, the navy grounded the two pilots after they were caught in tape performing unauthorized stunts over the lake two weeks ago and caused between 50 and 500,000 in damage to the aircraft. >> 5:54. san in sell month police are warning residents about the danger of putting outgoing mail in your mailbox. they were robbed device last month. in one they were able to stop payment on the checks but in near case the thief cashed them by doing something called whitewashing. >> they use a liquid that will
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dissolve only ballpoint in pen ink and not printed ink and that way they can go back in and fill in their own name or a fictitious name and the different amounts on checks. >> use a drop box or just go to the post office. they are hoping to catch him by watching video of someone cashing those checks. >> california supporters hope to be the first one in the country to reelize the recreation al use of marijuana, a poll says 49% are inclined to vote yes, 42% are opposed, however opponents are confident these numbers will change before election day, voters go to the polls november second. >> the cause for new cancer treatment drugs continue to skyrocket. new cancer fighting drugs have been topping about 5000 dollars a month for the past 10 years but a new treatment cost
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$93,000. the treatment is for advanced prostate cancer patients. it uses their own immune cells. >> all right. 5:55 is the time. back over to sal who has been watching a few things. how does it look, sal? >> you know things are improving 42 that police activity. that is gone now so all those lanes are open. lights go outside and take a look at what we mav. remember you can always send me a tree, especially if you are a puck transit driver -- or public transit rider you can always pull over and give me a tweet. this morning at the toll plaza westbound still light getting into san francisco. it is 5:56, let's go back to dave and pam. >> okay. sal. well the countdown this morning to california's first scheduled execution in 5 years we will tell you what is happening in the courts today that could effects the plans to execute a convicted killer in
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the next 48 hours. >> also the plan unveiled today that is designed to make sure a pipeline disaster like the one in san bruno never happens again. >> good morning. we have some fog on the coast but away from the coast will it be hot or hotter? send comments to comments@captioncolorado.com captions by terry james, caption colorado, llc.
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why a judge who stopped executions in california is now allowing 1 to proceed. >> new injury crash in san jose. we will tell you details. >> yesterday by the coast some fog kept things an this cooler side. inland it was hot. today will we see the same or even warmer? >> and the trouble yesterday that has pg&e warning people today to turn down the juice as the temperature rises. the morning news continues. >> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> and good morning to you. welcome to monday, september 27th. i am dave clark. >> good morning. i am pam cook. let's start with steve because it has certainly been very hot. >> good morning everyone on this monday morning skies are clear unless you are over by the water's edge. there is fog there that could